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The Other Side Of Music:The '60s B-sides.

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The Other Side Of MusicThe 60s Bsides game quiz
"How many of the B-sides of your records did you play, did you hear many on the radio? Can you find the A-sides, B-sides or the artists in this quiz? UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard Top Pop Singles."

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1. Which Johnny Burnette record was "Cincinnati Fireball" the B-side of? These lyrics from the A-side may help.

"Searchin' I'm always searchin'
Hopin' someday I'll find
Someone, someone to love me
Someone who needs me but until then"
    Clown Shoes
    You're Sixteen
    Little Boy Sad

2. "Nobody But Me" was the B-side of a Drifters hit, but which one? Will these lyrics from that hit help you?

"Baby don't you know I love you so
Can't you feel it when we touch
I will never, never let you go
I love you oh so much"
    I Count The Tears
    There Goes My Baby
    Save The Last Dance For Me
    Dance With Me

3. Bobby Vee managed to get this B-side into the US pop chart. Can you name it from these lyrics?

"Cause every guy I see
Is a-whishin' that-a he were me
When I'm walkin'"
    Walkin' With My Angel
    A Walkin' Miracle
    Walkin' Back To Happiness
    Walking Proud

4. "Love Hurts" was the B-side of the first US number one hit for this singer. Who is he? These lyrics from the A-side may help.

"Then all at once, he was standing there
So sure of himself, his head in the air
My heart was breaking, which one would it be?"
    Del Shannon
    Roy Orbison
    Bobby Vee

5. "A Mess Of Blues" was the B-side of Elvis Presley's second US number one of the '60s. Can you tell which one it is from these lyrics?

"When I first saw you
With your smile so tender
My heart was captured
My soul surrendered"
    Stuck On You
    Are You Lonesome Tonight
    It's Now or Never

6. Which group had the London Bach Choir singing on the B-side of their 1969 transatlantic number one hit? These lyrics from that number one hit may help.

"The lady then she covered me with roses
She blew my nose and then she blew my mind"
    Tommy James & The Shondells
    Status Quo
    The Rolling Stones
    Manfred Mann

7. Which Beatles record was "Yes It Is" the B-side of? These lyrics from the A-side may or may not help you.

"My baby don't care, my baby don't care, my baby don't care
My baby don't care, my baby don't care, my baby don't care"
    I Feel Fine
    Paperback Writer
    Day Tripper
    Ticket To Ride

8. Which group had a UK hit with the A-side "No Milk Today"? It only made the US top 40 as the B-side of their last US top 10 hit in 1967?
    The Dave Clark Five
    The Hollies
    Herman's Hermits
    The Tremeloes

9. The B-side of "You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby" by Bobby Darin could have been a top 10 single in its own right. Do you know the title of it? See if these lyrics from it help.

"Trouble's waitin' just around the corner
Heartache's waitin' just around the bend
I don't wanna think about tomorrow
Cause tomorrow my happiness could end"
    Look For My True Love
    Not For Me
    Jailer Bring Me Water
    Sorrow Tomorrow

10. This B-side is a well known and popular Del Shannon track. It was the B-side of one of his two 1963 UK top 10 hits that never made the US top 40. Can you get the title of this B-side from these lyrics?

"We are so in love
But he loves you too
How can I tell my best friend
That I'm in love with you"
    The Answer To Everything
    Don't Gild The Lily, Lily
    Broken Promises

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